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Shopping #Empire: Cookie Lyon’s BCBGMAXAZRIA Peplum Jacquard Pullover

Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson wore a McQ Alexander McQueen Black Festival Floral Jersey Dress on Empire, Season 1, Episode 10 "Sins of the Father."

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Updated: 2 June 2016

I have been waiting patiently (as I am sure most of you have as well) for Wednesday because I couldn’t wait to share what Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) wore in episode 9 “Unto the Breach.” I had an inkling Cookie dipped into her treasure chest for more Roberto Cavalli jewels (since she wore jewelry from the brand in last week’s episode), and I was right! She chose a $2005 Roberto Cavalli Brass and Plexiglass Monkey Necklace (sold out) with the matching $1285 Brass and Plexiglass Monkey Cuff Bracelet.

Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) wore Roberto Cavalli Jewelry on Empire

Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) wore a Roberto Cavalli Brass and Plexiglass Monkey Necklace and Bracelet on Empire

The necklace was on sale for $1,002.50 at Forzieri while the cuff, once on sale for $642.50, is completely sold out.

Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) wore a BCBGMAXAZRIA Elizabetta Peplum Jacquard Pullover on Empire, Season 1, Episode 9 "Unto the Breach."

Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) wore a BCBGMAXAZRIA Elizabetta Peplum Jacquard Pullover on Empire, Season 1, Episode 9 “Unto the Breach.”

The white and black crosshatch peplum top Cookie wore here is the $298 BCBGMAXAZRIA Elizabetta Peplum Jacquard Pullover (sold out). My tip off was the $198 BCBGMAXAZRIA Phiona Jacquard Skirt in Gardenia Combo (sold out), which is still available on the site. Their Bethani Jacquard Peplum Skirt is another option (sold out).

Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) wore this BCBGMAXAZRIA Elizabetta Peplum Jacquard Pullover on Empire, Season 1, Episode 9 "Unto the Breach."

Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) wore this BCBGMAXAZRIA Elizabetta Peplum Jacquard Pullover on Empire, Season 1, Episode 9 “Unto the Breach.” Photo: eBay

The Elizabetta features an abstract puckered jacquard pattern with a peplum hemline and long sleeves.

She slipped on a pair of BCBGMAXAZRIA $119 Nicolas Quilted Faux-Leather Pants (still available).

The Nicolas has a myriad of features to include an elasticized waistband, mock fly, quilted faux leather front, ponte-knit back, skinny leg style and exterior side-seam slit at leg openings.

Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) wore a BCBGMAXAZRIA Elizabetta Peplum Jacquard Pullover on Empire, Season 1, Episode 9 "Unto the Breach."

Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) wore a BCBGMAXAZRIA Elizabetta Peplum Jacquard Pullover on Empire, Season 1, Episode 9 “Unto the Breach.” Photo: Fox

In this particular shot, Cookie decided to wear two items from previous episodes. First, this $3,135 Burberry Black Leather Elstree Trench Coat (sold out) debuted in “Dangerous Bonds,” episode 5.

Burberry London Leather Elstree Trench Coat

Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) wore this Burberry Black Leather Elstree Trench Coat in Empire Season 1, Episode 9 “Unto the Breach.” Photo: Looktastic

Second, Cookie exuded cool in a pair of $625 Prada Round Absolute Baroque Crystal Sunglasses (still available). She also wore the glamorous, retro shades to Bunkie’s funeral in episode 3, “The Devil Quotes Scripture.”

Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) wore a pair of Prada Round Absolute Baroque Crystal Sunglasses in Black in Empire, Season 1, Episode 9 "Unto the Breach."

Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) wore these Prada Round Absolute Baroque Crystal Sunglasses in Black in Empire, Season 1, Episode 9 “Unto the Breach.” Photo: Lyst

Zappos has quite the selection of studded Prada sunnies, even including the style in ivory/silver:

She chose a pair of $1095 Saint Laurent Janis Side-Zip Ankle Boots (sold out).

Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) wore these Saint Laurent Black Janis Fold Over Platform Ankle Boots on Empire, Season 1, Episode 9 "Unto the Breach."

Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) wore these Saint Laurent Black Janis Fold Over Platform Ankle Boots on Empire, Season 1, Episode 9 “Unto the Breach.” Photo: Ann’s Fabulous Finds

Perhaps the standout piece is Cookie’s amazing $10,000  Gucci Python Galaxy Bag (sold out), which has been marked down to a modest $1,095 at The RealReal .

Cookie Lyon Taraji P. Henson) carried this Gucci Python Galaxy Bag on Empire, Season 1, Episode 9 "Unto the Breach." Photo: The RealReal

Cookie Lyon Taraji P. Henson) carried this Gucci Python Galaxy Bag on Empire, Season 1, Episode 9 “Unto the Breach.” Photo: The RealReal

If Essence.com is one of your daily haunts, then you’ll probably know that this was the bag costume designer Rita McGhee mentioned in her January feature. This rare, limited edition Gucci bag is a signature piece for Cookie. I can’t wait to see how she showcases it next!

Check out Cookie’s closet to see most of the clothes, accessories and shoes she’s worn on Empire. I consistently update it with new pieces as I find them.

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